The only way to the top is one rung at a time – and that journey needs to start with a win Thursday night in San Antonio.
Can Denver, the No. 2 seed in the gauntlet that is the Western Conference, overcome a flimsy finish to the season?
When looking back in time, it is absolutely incredible how far the Denver Nuggets organization has come in just over five years – and Nikola Jokic has been the catalyst for their ascension.
Want to know if someone is truly a star in the NBA? Don’t bother with the box score; watch the officials. Stars get the calls; the rest do not. It’s that simple.
The parts are in place, they just need to be put in the right place. If Michael Malone can do that, his team will not only enter the playoffs flying high, but he’ll be the NBA Coach of the Year.
There’s no doubt that any team with championship aspirations could greatly benefit from Isaiah Thomas, one of the NBA’s most gifted, most clutch players. Can the Nuggets afford the time it might take to get him there?
Two years from today, if things go the way they should, we can talk responsibly about the possibility – the very real possibility – of the Denver Nuggets winning it all.